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. >> and now for the moment we have all been waiting for. >> first lady michelle obama gave the oscars a jolt of excitement and a huge surprise when she appeared from the white house to announce the night's biggest prize, best picture. >> and the oscar goes to -- "argo." >> reporter: it was an especially sweet victory for ben affleck, who wasn't even nominated for directing the iranian hostage thriller. >> i think everyone in the movie, op the movie, worked on the movie, did anything with this movie. >> reporter: life of pi, based on the best-selling novel about a boy adrift at sea with a tiger, won the most oscars, four, including best director for ang lee. >> thank you, academy. namaste. >> reporter: he played one of the greatest presidents in history, and "lincoln's" actor daniel day lewis, had a first of his own. winning three oscars. >> i'm so grateful. >> reporter: she took a tumble heading to the stage, but everyone else was on their feet when "silver linings playbook" jennifer lawrence won for best actress. >> you guys are standing up because you feel bad i fell, and that's really emb
. >>> >>> and the footloose first lady. why michelle obama is going viral tonight. >>> and good evening. i'm dan harris. we'll get to david muir in iran in just a moment. >>> but we're going to start tonight with the breaking news out of florida. a treacherous finale to a race at the daytona international speedway. cars colliding, getting tossed around like toys. pieces of cars flying over a fence, injuring at least a dozen people, many of them fans. abc's linzie janis on the story. >> reporter: one driver sparked a dramatic crash on the daytona track. >> and contact! and a terrible crash coming to finish. >> reporter: sending his car spinning into the wall and another going airborne. parts of the 12 cars involved in the crash, slide through the fence, into the stands, hitting and injuring spectators. so far, 15 people have been taken to the hospital. the drivers are all okay. now, take a look again. the driver out front is regan smith, he tries to prevent his opponent, the car directly behind him, from trying to break out in front. triggering the giant crash, sending the car of kyle larson into the air, r
, michelle obama with a surprise appearance at the oscars. if you fell asleep, you missed it. was it bigger than blockbuster or just a bomb. >> plus, let's go "outfront." >>> and we begin tonight with new developments. cnn has just learned that governor chris christie, a key 2016 republican presidential hopeful, is not invited to the conservative political action conference in washington, d.c. next week. that's according to a source close to c-pac, and c-pack, if you haven't heard of it, is often considered a must-attend for anybody who wants to win the white house from the gop. senator marco rubio of florida, louisiana governor bobby jindal, former florida governor jeb bush, rand paul of kentucky, rick perry of texas, they're all already on the list. is this a snub for chris christie? this news breaking late this afternoon. how big of a snub is it the. >> it makes a lot of sense for cpac, because frankly, chris christie was not going to show up this year, so why bother asking him and then get snubbed by the governor himself? just do the snubbing yourself and say we don't want you here. it
points and michelle obama with a surprise appearance at the oscars. if you fell asleep, you missed it. was it bigger than a box office bulk bust error a total bust and health is not the reason pope benedict is stepping down. charges of sex, blackmail, and abuse in rome. do they add up. let's go out front. >>> we begin tonight with new developments. cnn has just learned that governor chris christie, a key 2016 republican presidential hopeful is not invited to the conservative political action conference in washington, d.c. next week. that's according to a source close to cpac and if you haven't heard of it is often considered a must-attend for anybody who wants to win the white house from the gop. senator marco rubio of florida, bobby jindal, former governor jeb bush, rick perry of texas, all already on the list. is this a major snub? this news breaking late this afternoon. how big of a snub is it? >> i think it makes a lot of sense for c pack. caucuses was not going to show up this year. why bother asking him and give snubbed by the governor himself. do the snubbing yourself and say w
. >>> coming up next -- we're calling her the footloose first lady, what michelle obama did that's going viral tonight. [ jackie ] it's just so frustrating... ♪ the middle of this special moment and i need to run off to the bathroom. ♪ i'm fed up with always having to put my bladder's needs ahead of my daughter. ♪ so today, i'm finally talking to my doctor about overactive bladder symptoms. [ female announcer ] know that gotta go feeling? ask your doctor about prescription toviaz. one toviaz pill a day significantly reduces sudden urges and accidents, for 24 hours. if you have certain stomach problems or glaucoma, or can not empty your bladder, you should not take toviaz. get emergency medical help right away if your face, lips, throat or tongue swells. toviaz can cause blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness and decreased sweating. do not drive, operate machinery or do unsafe tasks until you know how toviaz affects you. the most common side effects are dry mouth and constipation. talk to your doctor about toviaz. [ girl ]rumental ] when i started playing soccer, i wasn't so good. the most
. >>> first lady michelle obama says she will challenge jerry brown and the rest of the nation's governors to make it easier for military members to get jobs after leaving combat. she plans to make the big announcement today after a white house meeting. mrs. obama wants states, including california, to pass legislation allowing veterans to get professionals credentials or licenses based on their military experience. 60,000 american troops are expected to come home from afghanistan by 2014 and the obama administration said they will need jobs when they get here. >>> also, last night, first lady michelle obama made a surprise appearance at the academy awards. >> and the oscar goes to -- "argo." congratulations! [ cheers ] >> "argo" won the night's top prize for best picture. that film directed by ben affect and produced by -- ben affect and produced by george clooney won. other big winners of the night at the oscars included -- jennifer lawrence for best actress in "silver lining's playbook." daniel day-lewis for "lincoln" >> coming up at 7:38. we'll bring you a live report from hollywood. >
be addressed. first lady michelle obama will sit with the parents of hadiya pendleton, the chicago teen shot and kill just days after performing in the inaugural parade. and d.c. delegate noamedz has -- eleanor holmes norton has invited the mother of a 16-year- old killed in a shooting in 2010. stay with myfoxdc.com for complete coverage ever the state of the union address. it begin at 9:00 p.m. followed by fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> one day after pope benedict xvi surprised the world with at announcement of his resignation, the church is turning to the process of choosing his replacement. next step is for the college of cardinals to elect a new pope. even though many are talking about pick a pope from africa or latin america, most members of the college of cardinals are from europe. vatican officials are hoping they can pick a successor by holy week. >>> coming up next, a look at the morning's other top stories. new details in the case of a 14- year-old boy charged as an adult in the death of his 7- month-old baby sister. >> also ahead, a community on edge this morning as police continue thei
. >> first lady michelle obama is playing host to middle school students and high school students at the white house. students from d.c. and new orleans are taking part in an interactive workshop with the cast and crew of the oscar- nominated film "beasts of the southern wild." >> today is the start of lent, leading up to easter. >> the churches across our region will hold services where a person can receive ashes on their forehead. priests from several episcopal churches will administer the ashes at metro stations for those who cannot attend. includes foggy bottom, union station, and capitol south. >> bad news for thousands of little monsters. lady gaga sustained an injury that has left her unable to walk and has postponed shows. she injured herself during a performance at some time ago but that her condition has worsened. she did not specify the nature of the injury. the remainder of her store is expected to continue on schedule. the d.c. show is still on schedule so far. that's good news. 4:56 is the time, 36 degrees. >> still ahead a light moments from the state of the union
, thanks very much. >>> the first lady of the united states, michelle obama, finished the week on a high. she presented the oscar for best picture in one of many recent tv appearances. is the white house overexposing her? we're going to discuss that a lot more. ever. nurses are dealing with a wider range of issues. and there are ever-changing regulations. when you see these challenges, do you want to back away or take charge? with a degree in the field of healthcare or nursing from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to advance your career while making a difference in the lives of patients. let's get started at capella.edu. many cereals say they're good for your heart, but did you know there's a cereal that's recommended by doctors? it's post shredded wheat. recommended by nine out of ten doctors to help reduce the risk of heart disease. post shredded wheat is made with only one ingredient: one hundred percent whole grain wheat, with no added sugar or salt. try adding fruit for more health benefits and more taste in your bowl. it's the ideal way to start your heart healthy day.
, selected error in michelle obama's commentary about tragedy in chicago. listen. >> she was standing in out a park with her friends. in a neighbor blocks from where my kids grew up, where our house is. she was caught in the line of fire. i don't want to keep disappointing our kids in this country. i want them to know we put them first. >> eric: it looks like there was nothing edited but there was a line edited out. this is what was actually said. she was stand og through the in a park, with her friends, in a neighborhood blocks away from where my kids grew up where our house. caught in line of fire, get this, because some kids had automatic weapons they didn't need. that was cut out. she says the rest of it. but interestingly, they took the part out that was completely wrong. it wasn't an automattic weapon. >> dana: we are tracking today. if it had been accurate and she said handguns they wouldn't have edited it out. but because the legislation they are putting forward has nothing to do with handguns, i think it made -- it doesn't help them make their case. it fine it hard to believe they h
there. you can't necessarily buy the same outfit. you can buy michelle obama's dresses but not the pope's robes. >> no. >> just making sure. >> there is always confession. >> lots of it for me. >>> thousands turn out to listen and catch a glimpse of the aforementioned pope. pope benedict xvi in one of his final public appearances. >> find out why you may want to really monitor what your children see. >>> wusa9 is back in two minutes with those >>> good morning. many of you are enjoying the holiday, thank you for watching us. you want to bundle up or hunker down into the covers each more because it is so cold outside. >> boy you said it. >> down to the teens in a few spots. we won't have the snow showers like yesterday. it is going to be a nice, sunny monday around here. let's talk about it. we have a cold start. here's your day planner this monday morning. president's day 2013. temperatures starting out in many cases a few upper teens right now. as we head toward the afternoon hours, we are not going to have the showers around. temperatures will be climbing into the low 40s with lots an
to the altamont pass and it picks up a bit through livermore. kristen and eric? >> michelle obama will have a special guest at the state of the union address, ahead, the bay area executive that sits right next to the first lady. >> coming up first michael finney and consumer reports are ahead with the best and worst credit cards to young people trying to how can you get back pain relief that lasts up to 16 hours? with thermacare heatwraps. thermacare works differently. it's the only wrap with patented heat cells that penetrate deep to relax, soothe, and unlock tight muscles. for up to 16 hours of relief, try thermacare. >> we are back at 6:24. i heard a lot of compliments about yesterday's weather. concord is 63. oakland at 68. a degree warmer in san francisco and fremont, 65 in fremont and 64 in san francisco. radar across the entire state shows nothing in our bordering states that matter where you travel, the weather is not an issue other than the glare. low-to-mid 50's along the coast and low-to-mid 60's in the central valley and mid-to-upper 40's in the sierra and low-to-upper 60's in s
. >> pendleton's parents are in washington, d.c. to be the official guests of first lady michelle obama for tonight's state of the union address. >> and kai, we are just hours away from the president's state of the union address. wjz has complete coverage. monique griego talks to a local teen who will be sitting with the first lady. but first, tara mergener has more on the focus of the president's speech. >> reporter: president obama wasn't offering a preview of his speech to reporters this afternoon. >> mr. president, how is the speech? >> we'll find out tonight. >> reporter: white house officials say improving the economy and creating jobs will be front and center. >> as he outlays his plans tonight, everyone will see that if we work together, that we really will have a robust future. we can build that middle class. >> reporter: republicans want to hear president obama's plan for tackling the ballooning national debt. rising healthcare costs and the growth of government. >> a second term offers a second chance. and if the president wants to regain
to me. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: okay. rush limbaugh oh michelle obama at the oscars. >> yeah. >> a lot of people saying michelle obama hijacked the academy awards last night. the shock surprise being introduced at the end of the show by jack nickelson to announce the best movie. she looked like anybody would have -- don't misunderstand -- one bite can swallow that whole room, and the optics of course are what matters, and i thought of 1984 -- the macintosh ad from the super bowl in 1984 where exact type of scenario except michelle obama was actually the dear heard of this obviously totalitarian state. >> stephanie: right. just like when laura bush did it -- >> it was the title of a book by georgeorwell. >> and michelle obama didn't pound single fist. >> stephanie: all right. bill o'reilly, also on michelle obama. >> this smacks does it not of hollywood left boosterism. i want to save my case for the far-left nuts that are monitoring this segment. no nancy reagan. no barbara bush, no laura bush. but oh, there's michelle obama. hey, how are you? and it's p
. michelle obama shows off her lighter side as she busts a move with jimmy fallon. and she's proving she knows how to get a big laugh. today, saturday, february 23, to get a big laugh. today, saturday, february 23, 2013. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on this saturday morning. i'm lester holt. >> i'm erica hill. how about the first lady with the moves there. >> great moves. jimmy fallon -- who did we thought he looked like? >> there was discussion in the studio that jimmy fallon was looking a little tina fey-esque. >> nice to have the first lady in the building for that. >> yes. >> there's a little of the performance. it looks like they had time to rehearse this. >> the evolution of the mom dancing. >> from "pulp fiction." >>> meantime, we have serious news including oscar pistorius, the former olympian spending his first full day free bail today. we'll look at what's next for him as he prepares to face murder charges in the shooting death of his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. >>> and lance armstrong facing a new legal challenge this morn
be reversed. let's begin this half hour with a very different subject. first lady michelle obama, making a lot of public appearances recently and drawing some criticism because of that. nbc's white house correspondent kristen welker has more on that. good morning to you. >> matt, good morning to you. the first lady will be hitting the road to promote her third anniversary of her let's move campaign. but her media blitz topped by that performance at the oscars has everyone talking. people are still buzzing about michelle obama's oscar finale that no one saw coming. >> and the oscar goes to -- "argo." >> even an iranian news agency covered it, but photo shopped sleeves and a higher neckline. conservative columnist jennifer ruben is critical, saying it made the white house and first lady seem small. >> there is a sense of going too far and too much and becoming so ubiquitous that no one considers you special. she's the first lady, for goodness saks not a celebrity. >> reporter: the white house didn't respond but most of her appearances have been focused on her campaign let's move. on jimmy fallon
about michelle obama the first lady and what she did, this is a whole new era. they set the bar. they're the first first lady and president that have, you know, twitter and facebook. so the things that they're doing, they set the bar for these things. i don't think george bush would say, i don't do the tweets and i'm not on the facebook, but watch this drive. it is a different era. >> is that your best bush impression? >> that's my best bush right there, take it, brooky. >> ben affleck gets "argo" best picture, he says, my gosh, am i hallucinating, it is the first lady who gave me award. beaming from the white house, that was a behind the scenes thing because of harvey weinstein. i think it broadens the discussion of the first lady. she's on rachael ray talking about -- she called her bangs, her mid-life crisis. hilarious dancing with jimmy fallon, the evolution of the mom dance. and now at the oscars. she's sort of thrust herself as the central role in pop culture. is in the modern day first lady role? >> it should be. this is why. first of all, everything has changed. what they have
on hollywood's biggest night, first lady michelle obama announced the best picture winner, "argo." >> everyone in the movie, worked on the movie, did anything with the movie, thanks. i want to thank our friends in iran, living in a terrible circumstances now. >> reporter: not since 1989 has the honor gone to a film where the director wasn't nominated. >> you're not entitled to anything. i'm honored to be here, honored to be among these extraordinary movies and i'm really honored to win the award. >> daniel day lewis. >> reporter: daniel day lewis took home the expected trophy for best actor. becoming the only person to win three in that category. jennifer lawrence fell on her way up to accept best actress. >> look at my dress. i tried to walk upstairs in this dress, that's what happened. yeah, i think i just -- they waxed the stairs. >> ang lee. >> reporter: in a surprise, life of py's ang lee took home best director. ♪ dreamed a dream in time gone by ♪ >> reporter: ann hathaway was able to give another passionate speech for best supporting actress. >> i had a dream. and it came true. and
. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> that's first lady michelle obama teaming up with jimmy nalon for the evolution of mom dancing. last night mrs. obama appeared on "late night with jimmy fallon wto "kicking off the let's move campaign. is the first lady on the verge of a whole new agenda and we'll have that in the second hour. >>> the first lady is pretty new to twitter so it's fitting that she chose a bird to tweet with this week. it's all part of mrs. obama's let's move campaign featuring none other than big board. tweeted so fun exercising at the white house at flotus. i hope your husband didn't mind the loud stomping. i'm not exactly light on my feet. >> you are welcome to the @white house any time. you are one good egg. >> i was once and then i hatched. ha-ha. >> big board wrote this handwritten thank you note to the first lady saying in part, maybe next time you can visit me at my home on sesame street. my nest doesn't have a west wing, but it has two wings to give you a big hug when i see you again. >>> elizabeth colbert bush, she's running for the house seat vacated by tomorrower congressman tim scott. the fu
of a hotel. >>> plus, first lady michelle obama's new portrait is unveiled and it highlights an oft-talked about new feature. >>> and what we're just learning about a fire in kansas city. the fire department, why was it sent away from the scene moments before the blast? [ female announcer ] going to sleep may be easy, but when you wake up in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bedtime. take it in bed only when you need it and have at least four hours left for sleep. do not take intermezzo if you have had an allergic reaction to drugs containing zolpidem, such as ambien. allergic reactions such as shortness of breath or swelling of your tongue or throat may occur and may be fatal. intermezzo should not be taken if you have taken another sleep medicine at bedtime or in the middle of the night or drank alcohol that day. do not drive or
of cupertino-based apple invited by first lady michelle obama. several house democrats invited people affected by gun violence, and among them former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords. musician and gun advocate ted nugent will also be there a guest of the republican congressman steve stockman of texas. >>> kpix 5 will air the president's state of the union address live tonight at 6 p.m. it will be followed by a special edition of kpix 5 news at 7:30. >>> new this morning, the vatican is acknowledging that pope benedict had secret surgery three months ago to replace a battery in his pacemaker. he plans to resign at the end of february. the vatican says that decision is not due to any specific illness but an italian news quotes advisors saying after the recent surgery the potpourri flicted on whether he could continue to lead the roman catholic church. today a vatican spokesman says the pope will have no role in choosing has successor. cardinals have always at least in the last several centuries picked a european priest. but this time, those
in tonight's address. michelle obama will be joined about it parents of 15-year-old hadiya pendleton who was gunned down. two gang members were charged in the chicago honor student's murder. police say the gunmen mistook the teen's friend for a rival gang member. that's when they came upon them and opened fire. pendleton's father is ecstatic by the news of the arrest. he hopes the parents of other innocent victims never have to endure the same thing. >>> that other big story from overseas, leaders of the catholic church are going to be looking for a new pontiff after pope benedict announced yesterday he is stepping down. the decision stunned even his closest aides even though the 85-year-old hinted in the past that his age and waning strength could force him to resign. he was elected in 2005 and will stay on until february 28th. his plan to meet for that secret enclave to select a new leader. we have a report from vatican city. >> reporter: the day after the shocking announcement that he will resign on february 28th, more details are emerging about his decision. the vatican's own newspap
clothes on michelle obama. the news agency photo shopped the first lady to cover her shoulders. iran also dismissed the winning film "argo" as an advertisement for the cia. about the secret separation to get americans out of tehran during the hostage crisis. >> iranians not the only ones to think the first lady is overexposed, some republicans do too. >>> you know times are tough when tom brady takes a pay cut. and even fewer that make moms happy too. with wholesome noodles and bite sized chicken, nothing brings you together like chicken noodle soup from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. you know how painful heartburn can be. for fast, long lasting relief, use doctor recommended gaviscon®. only gaviscon® forms a protective barrier that helps block stomach acid from splashing up- relieving the pain quickly. try fast, long lasting gaviscon®. how we get there is not. we're americans. we work. we plan. ameriprise advisors can help you like they've helped millions of others. to help you retire your way, with confidence. ♪ that's what ameriprise financial does. that's what they ca
to boost the middle class and create more jobs. first lady michelle obama will sit with the parents of hediah pendleton. >>> proceedings are under way at the vatican to set up the conclave that will choose the next pope. in a surprise announcement monday, pope benedict xvi announced he was stepping down due to his age. >>> a five-day cruise to the caribbean turn into his quite appear ordeal with passengers getting sick and saying the boat smells, quote, extremely sick. >> a fire on board a carnival cruise ship was stranded with more than 4,000 people on board. >> reporter: the carnival triumph departed galveston, texas on thursday enroute to the caribbean. now, it is headed to alabama after a fire in the ship's engine room knocked out the vessel's propulsion system leaving more than 4 0u theme stuck at sea. >> technical support personnel from carnival are now on the way to the ship which is approximately 200 miles northwest of cancun. >> >> reporter: no one was injured in the mishap and the fire was quickly extinguished. >> she was crying and stuff and said they have no power. they
michelle obama was among the people for their to pay respects. >> hadiya was gunned down in january just days after performing a presidential inauguration. >> police saidaken someone in te group pelton was standing with as a member of a rival gang. >> president obama is preparing to give the first step of the union address of the second term tomorrow. athena jones has a preview of what we can expect. >> the moment where he gets and on into erupted on challenged opportunity to talk to the country and define his agenda and what he thinks the debate in washington should be that is one of the most important powers the president has. >> president obama dave democrats a preview of what he would say. >> i will be talking about making sure we are focused on job creation here in the united states of america. it means we are focused on education and that every young person is equipped with the skills they need to compete peak in the 21st century. >> the white house says the speech will serve as a book in the to the inaugural address. >> we could see new policy that deal with issues like clean ener
pendleton had performed at the president's inauguration, michelle obama appeared at the funeral. tonight her parents will be guests at tonight's state of the europe onaddress. ted rowlands has more. what do we know and how did police find them? >> reporter: well, zoraida, how police found them unfortunately wasn't from a tip from the community. they said they were very disappointed in the fact that despite the fact that this case was on the airwaves every single day for almost two weeks and there was a $40,000 reward, dhad not get that tip from a witness. what happened was they just canvassed the neighborhood and picked up little tidbits and were able to narrow down these two and as you said, they got a partial confession from the 18-year-old. >> and we heard that they mistook one of hadiya's friends for a rival gang member. have we learned whether or not any of her friends were connected to any gangs? >> reporter: absolutely not. in fact, the 18-year-old michael ward said he believed the one male underneath this canopy in this park was a member of a rival gang that. was a case of mistaken i
drive the mainstream media in frenzy of outrage. >>> first lady michelle obama cameo as oscar presenter raised eyebrows and had some fuming. but in iran they were up in arms about the first lady's arms. in a story about "argo" winning best picture, they did a little oler the ration to the first lady's $9,000 evening gown to cover up some skin. the guardian reports iranian women shown on state tv are required to have a job that covered their hair, arm, legs. for foreigners the dress code appears to be relaxed somewhat. the first lady's arms did not qualify. >> finally a part-time judge in new jersey is pleading to the supreme court. vince secari hears cases like traffic violations and disordinarily conduct. they voiced concern it could give appearance of bias though he does not do lawyer jokes. the gig is a comic and actor pays better and entitles him to health benefits. as a judge he makes $13,000 a year. another look of how hard it is to get the care they were promise it when they signed up. correspondent douglas kennedy has the story of a hero who has gone from dodging bombs and bulle
the lincoln memorial. >> a parent of a 15-year-old chicago honor student will be first lady michelle obama's guest at tonight's state of the union. she was shot to death. the chicago tribune reports one of the suspects, michael ward, a reputed gang member was out on the streets, even though he violated his probation. both ward and kenneth williams are now charged with pendleton's murder. >>> and earlier today, her parents and other victim's families invited to washington for the state of the union. they attended a senate hearing on ways to reduce gun violence. illinois democrat, richard durbin, opened the hearing by saying, it is time for congress to pass meaningful gun control legislation. and that he believes requiring background checks for all gun purchases would be constitutional. the panel's top republican disagrees. texas senator argued the focus of law enforcement should be on criminals and that curbing the rights of citizens to own a gun would do nothing to stop violent crime. >>> well, a divided senate armed services committee has approved chuck hagel's nomination to become the se
for an event and the man was there just waiting. >>> michelle obama will announce the lets move -- there's a new website, let's move schools.org. encouraging schools to use creative ways to help kids get fit. like learning abcs while doing jumping jacks. >>> my must read is "time" magazine's fascinating cover story, man, superman, gunman. it's about oscar pistorius and how a culture of crime and violence against women in south africa may have played into the death of his girlfriend. it's up on our face book page at facebook/jansingco. when what you just bought, just broke. or when you have a little trouble a long way from home... as an american express cardmember you can expect some help. but what you might not expect, is you can get all this with a prepaid card. spends like cash. feels like membership. do we hano.a mower? a trimmer? no. we got nothing. we just bought our first house, we're on a budget. we're not ready for spring. well let's get you ready. very nice. you see these various colors. we got workshops every saturday. yes, maybe a little bit over here. this spring, take on mor
an invitation from michelle obama to attend the state of the union address that took place tuesday night. but it was not their first meeting. miss obama traveled to chicago to attend hadiya's funeral just a few short days ago. >> let's pause now for a moment of silence to remember the children and educators lost in newtown. to remember those lost in aur a aurora. and virginia tech and columbine. >> reporter: and here at the children's defense fund offices in the district, patty hasler takes a moment of silence to remember all those lost by senseless gun violence. she along with hadiya's mother and 20 volunteers are heading over to capitol hill to deliver teddy bears with a broken heart, urging members to tighten loopholes in gun transactions. >> tell me why in the world would anyone not agree that you should get a background check before you buy a firearm? >> this is one of the many victims of gun violence. >> reporter: even though cleopatra just buried her daughter, this is a cause she wanted to be a part of. >> i'm happy to help. that's who i am. that's who we've always been. and hadi
official portrait and there's a lot of talk about first lady michelle obama's new -- it's still new -- new haircut. much of the talk surrounding the first lady's bangs came from the first lady herself. in an interview with rachael ray, obama jokes that her bangs are part of a quote/unquote mid-life crisis and she says getting a sports car and going bungee jumping are off-limits, at least while she's in the white house, i guess. the portrait was taken in the white house green room about a week ago. here's how it compares to her 2009 portrait. it's interesting that she's wearing pearls in both. i go with the new one. >>> and in saudi arabia, about 30 women were sworn into the top advisory body by king abdullah. it's the first time in history that women have been able to participate in it. it's said that women will have full membership rights, but they still have to observe sharia law, that includes wearing a proper israeli and staying segregated from male members. while king abdullah is hardly a feminist advocate, he believes gives more opportunity to women is a safe way to relieve some pres
played across the country, first lady michelle obama was here over the weekend to attend hadiya's funeral. people knew about the reward, about what had happened, but nobody stepped up because of this anti-snitching problem that is felt not only in chicago but across the country. they had to go out and get tips and basically find witnesses on their own and then convince them this is the right thing to do. >> what is so disturbing about this whole anti-snitching thing, so-called, ted, is the idea that snitching used to be a term that was just put on other people who had committed a crime, ratting out someone else to get a lesser sentence. now the idea that anybody who talks to police gets labeled a snitch. that's a huge issue in so many different communities throughout the u.s. and certainly in this one. appreciate the update. we'll continue to follow it. >> now let's take a look at the manhunt that southern california authorities has citizens there on edge. the search for christopher dorner. that edge cuts any number of ways, the fear that the three killings he's already accused of may bec
the highlights for you right now of hollywood's biggest night. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama gave the oscars a huge surprise when she named the best picture. >> and the oscar goes to "argo." >> reporter: it was an especially sweet victory for ben affleck, who wasn't even dominated for directing the iranian hostage thriller. >> i think everyone on the movie, directed this movie -- >> reporter: "life of pi" about a boy adrift at sea with a tiger won the most, four, including best director, ang lee. he played lincoln's leading man, daniel day-lewis made history, becoming the first male actor to win three oscars. >> so grateful to the academy for this beautiful honor. >> reporter: she took a tumble heading to the stage but everyone else was on their feet when jennifer lawrence won for best actress. >> you guys are just standing up because you feel bad i fell and that's embarrassing. >> and the quest to make tommy lee jones laft begins now. >> reporter: seth macfarlane securing stars and poking fun at himself during a visit from captain kirk. >> seth macfarlane, worst oscar host. it's
party guy from illinois who lost. >> going after michelle obama for attending the funeral of pendleton. heartbroken with quotation marks. i guess the other 553 murder victims didn't break her heart. >> stephanie: he's just a jerk. ♪ you are an idiot ha, ha, ha, ha, ha ha, ha, ha, ha, ha ♪ >> he farted. >> stephanie: seriously, you know what? there is a family in pain. really? you need to tweet about that subject? because yeah. okay. the girl just performed at the inaugural parade. >> he's claiming that michelle obama's politicizing it. wow. look in the mirror, pal. >> stephanie: all right. i was mentioning this earlier. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] oddly, coincidentally, the state with the most amount of guns and the laxest gun laws somehow have the highest per capita gun deaths. weird. >> proof they don't have enough guns. >> stephanie: a group of california senate democrats rolled out a regulation that would be the tightest gun regulation in the nation. fun facts. number one ban all semi-automatic weapons that have detachable magazines. ban possession of high-capacity magazin
big surprise at the end for viewers was the first lady, michelle obama, gave out the best picture award. watch this. >> it's hard but you can't hold grudges. it's hard but you can't hold grudges. and it doesn't matter how you get knocked down in life because that's going to happen. all that matters is that you got to get up. >>gretchen: that was the best line of the night. we were supposed to hear from the first lady there. she actually was the surprise guest to announce "argo." as a winner. that line should be playing across the schools for all kids today what ben affleck just said. >>brian: he came out, he won. one of the other producers spoke first. george clooney didn't say anything. what was interesting is jack ni coleson walks out. i thought this is going to be clint eastwood-esque. then he gives it to the first lady of the united states who ends up naming the winner. >> ben affleck was referring to the fact that he was not nominated for best director's award. >>gretchen: he was not nominated at all. it was interesting to remember he started with "good will hunting." i had f
lady michelle obama's stop in chicago to attend the funeral of 15-year-old hydeia pendleton who was shot and killed a week after performing for the president at the inauguration. but then the president's words of gun violence which have made frequent appearances since the shooting in newtown, and we heard him talk about another subject which is a topic but until recently conspicuously absent from the presidential rhetoric. >> today, a family that works hard with minimum wage salary still lives beneath the poverty level. chicago is full of factories that have been packed up, and the pockets of poverty where adults are still looking for the first job. >> yep, the president said the "p" word, poverty. it appeared multiple times in the president's talk in chicago. as of late, the president has been preoccupied with poverty than we have seen him in the past. in fact, we took a look at all of the state of the union addresses of the first term, and from the inauguration speech and this week's state of the union, he has mentioned poverty in the last four weeks than he has in the last fo
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